Tag Archives: Spring

Aequinoctium!

BTW… in the North, which is where most of you readers are, it is the first day of Spring, the Vernal Equinox, today.  We are interested in this day especially because we date Easter as the first Sunday after the … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: vernal returns

Now that Spring is getting serious, I am keeping my eyes peeled for the return of species which went south for the Winter.
This beady-eyed returnee is Toxostoma rufum.

Meet Brown Thrasher.
He is sitting on top of the feeder in protest against … Continue reading

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Faced with Spring

Via the Laudator:
Po Chü-i (772–846), Spring Outing (tr. Burton Watson):
    I mount my horse, ready to go out the gate;    out the gate, pause in uncertainty,    turn my head to speak to my wife,    sure she must be puzzled by … Continue reading

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